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Navy Veteran tells of living under DADT then coming home to ask his partner to marry him (video)

The following video was just released by Washington United for Marriage (WUM), a group working to preserve Washington State’s marriage equality law — it’s the third video with various people telling their particular story. Pablo Monroy, a 24 year old Navy veteran speaks of of life serving under DADT (Don’t ask, Don’t tell), then returning home to […]

Pentagon concludes that the world will not end after all because DADT was repealed

Reuters reports,  that after years of worrying what might happen if openly gay troops were allowed in the military, the Pentagon said on Thursday there had been no impact on morale, readiness or unit cohesion in the eight months since the ban on homosexuals was lifted. After the President’s stunning endorsement of same-sex marriage, suddenly […]

Rep Allen West: “Gay Service Members Can Change”

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) was repealed last year, much to the distaste of many Republicans, including GOP Rep. Allen West (FL).   With delays implemented, stalling, obstruction and disinformation, many GOPers have made it clear, they are not advocates of the repeal.   Many potential GOP Presidential candidates, including, Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) pledged support […]

Stephen Colbert Argues The Pentagon’s Findings On DADT

The recent ten month Pentagon review concluding that gay people serving openly in the military is a non-issue, has been disregarded by many on the right.  Stephen Colbert, the left wings’ favorite Conservative weighs in. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Poll to Repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full […]

Homophobia In Politics

In an effort to show solidarity against intolerance last week, people all over the country and perhaps the world, wore purple, which was inspired by Tyler Clemnti, a Rutgers University student who committed suicide after his room mate video taped him in an intimate encounter with a friend, then planned to circulate the tape throughout […]